Observation 52391: Phellinus hartigii (Allesch. & Schnabl) Pat.
When: 2010-07-26
(45.71384° 14.39445° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_436/2010_IMG1517

Habitat:
Mixed secondary forest, almost flat terrain, limestone bedrock, in shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations 1.600 – 1.800 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevations 750 m (2.500 feet), Dinaric phytogeographical region.

Substratum: fallen slightly rotten trunk of Abies alba, about 40 cm in diameter.

Place: South of Cerknica lake, southeast of village Laze pri Gornjem jezeru, between hills Šmarni grič, 768 m and Sovinek, 780 m, Notranjska, Slovenia EC

Comment:
Growing solitary, several fruiting bodies; smell mild and pleasant, flesh corky, hard, not bruising. It was not easy to get spores. Their average dimensions fit to data from Ref.2, but they seem to be of the same type but of two distinctive sizes (??).

Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8 and Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5

Proposed Names

85% (1)
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Recognized by sight
Used references: (1) Personal communication Mr. Anton Poler
(2) A. Bernicchia, Polyporaceae s.l., Edizioni Candusso (2005), p409
Based on microscopic features: Spore dimensions: 6,5 (SD = 1,4 ) x 6,1 (SD = 1,3 ) micr., Q = 1,09 (SD = 0,06), n=19 . Motic B2-211A, magnification 1.000 x, oil, in water.

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